The term American System can mean one of the following:
- American system of manufacturing, for a system of manufacturing developed in America.
- American System (economic plan), for the program of Henry Clay and the Whig Party.
- American School (economics), for the Hamiltonian American School of which the American System (economic plan) is a part.
- United States customary units, a system of measurement used in the United States
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... A plan to strengthen and unify the nation, the American System was advanced by the Democratic-Republican Party and a number of leading politicians including Henry Clay, John C ... The System was a new form of federalism that included Support for a high tariff to protect American industries and generate revenue for the federal government ... The South was never really on board with the American System and had access to plenty of markets for its cotton exports ...
... with gold, or an equivalent, used as under the gold-reserve system ... American System ... Espouses a new "American System" of federalized infrastructure projects and national banks and regulation ...
... There are two systems of scoring The English and the American point systems ... The English system reflects the difficulty of getting the hands in the game the American system reflects the difficulty of getting the hands in actual poker ... The two systems rate the hands' scores as follows Poker Hand American Point System English Point System Royal Flush 100 30 Straight flush 75 30 Four of a kind 50 16 Full House 25 10 Flush 20 5 Straight 15 ...
... Trade in colonial America was regulated by the British mercantile system through the Acts of Trade and Navigation ... historian Oliver Dickerson, a desire for free trade was not one of the causes of the American Revolution ... Free trade came to what would become the United States as a result of American Revolutionary War, when the British Parliament issued the Prohibitory Act, blockading colonial ports ...
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